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Stocks Alert: New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:EDU), GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC)

New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:EDU)

New Oriental is the largest provider of private educational services in China based on the number of program offerings, total student enrollments and geographic presence. New Oriental offers a wide range of educational programs, services and products consisting primarily of English and other foreign language training, test preparation courses for major admissions and assessment tests in the United States, the PRC and Commonwealth countries, primary and secondary school education, development and distribution of educational content, software and other technology, and online education. New Oriental’s ADSs, each of which represents four common shares, currently trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ”EDU.”

New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:EDU)’s Financial Overview

New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE) declined -5.34% yesterday to close its trading session at $55.68. The company has 1 year Price Target of $77.38. New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. has 52-Week high of $108.4 and 52-Week Low of $51.77. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 108.40 and 52-Week Low on 51.21. The stock traded with the volume of 1.47 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $9.32 Billion.

New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 8/30/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.16/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.19/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.03 a share with a surprise factor of -2.5%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -4.62 Percent, SMA50 of -12.77 Percent and SMA200 of -34.16 percent. New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. has P/S value of 3.52 while its P/B value stands at 4.42. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 7 percent, Return on Equity of 13.3 percent and Return on Investment of 10.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 56.1 percent and 9.9 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.9 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 27 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc have a median target of 75.00, with a high estimate of 115.00 and a low estimate of 55.00. The median estimate represents a +34.70% increase from the last price of 55.68.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC)

GNC Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of nutritional products including vitamin, mineral, herbal and other specialty supplements and sports nutrition, diet and energy products. The Company offers its products under the brands- Mega Men, Ultra Mega, GNC WELLbeING, Pro Performance, Pro Performance AMP and Longevity Factors and etc. It also offers products and product information online. GNC Holdings, Inc. is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC)’s Financial Outlook

The 2 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for GNC Holdings Inc have a median target of 5.00, with a high estimate of 6.00 and a low estimate of 4.00. The median estimate represents a +57.73% increase from the last price of 3.17.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, GNC Holdings, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 3.25. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined -0.31% and closed its last trading session at $3.17. The company has the market capitalization of $270.34 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $6.89 and 52-Week low of $2.71. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 6.93 and 52-Week low on 2.71. The company has volume of 1.47 Million shares. The company has a total of 85.28 Million shares outstanding.

GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.02/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.09/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.07. This shows a surprise factor of -77.8 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -14.09 percent. Beta for GNC Holdings, Inc. stands at 0.61 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.33. The company has Weekly Volatility of 8.47%% and Monthly Volatility of 8.68%%.

GNC Holdings, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -16.37%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -17.89 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -13.9%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -10.2 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 119.1 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -15.8% with Gross margin of 33 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -11.4% and -6.9% respectively.